Man Dies After Being Hit By Metra Train Near Lisle

A man was hit by a train near the Lisle Metra station on Monday, March 16.  The man who was struck later died from his injuries.

The train struck the man just after 4:00 p.m.  The train was inbound train 1272, and it struck the man to the east of the station.

An excerpt from the March 17, 2015 Lisle Patch article titled “Pedestrian Hit By Metra Train Near Lisle Dies“:

Preliminary information provided by Lisle police indicated the incident was not an accident, “but instead an unfortunate incident of self-harm.”

Additional details and possible updates can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the Lisle Patch article mentioned above, as well as the March 16, 2015 Chicago Tribune article titled “Metra train strikes, kills pedestrian near Lisle.”

Girl Struck By Train In Hinsdale, Illinois

There was a DuPage County train accident on Saturday evening (December 13, 2014) in Hinsdale, Illinois.

Details on this accident appear limited at this time, especially with regard to the causes of the accident.

According to the Hinsdale Police, the train accident happened at 7:03 p.m. at the Garfield Crossing.  At that time, a 17-year-old girl was struck by a Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railroad train.

The girl was first taken to Adventist Hinsdale Hospital and then transferred to Loyola University Medical Center in Maywood for treatment of accident injuries.

This DuPage County train accident remains under investigation.

Additional details and possible updates can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the December 14 mysuburbanlife.com article titled “Teen struck by train in Hinsdale” as well as the Hinsdale-Clarendon Hills Patch article titled “Teen Struck By BNSF Train In Hinsdale.”

Fatal Metra Train Accident In Naperville

There was a fatal train accident in Naperville on Tuesday morning, September 16, 2014.

The train accident happened at 10:40 a.m., and involved a man getting fatally struck by a Metra passenger train north of downtown Naperville.

According to the DuPage County Coroner’s Office, the man has been identified as Todd Olson, 33, of Romeoville.

This fatal train accident was the second such fatal train accident in Naperville in the last 11 days.  On September 6, 2014, Jennifer Jungels, 36, of Naperville, was fatally struck by a train near the Mill Street overpass.

Additional details and possible updates can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the September 17 Naperville Sun article titled “Authorities identify man killed by train in Naperville” as well as the September 18 Naperville Patch article titled “Man Killed By Metra Train in Naperville Identified.”